A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (69 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.5 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5623 West, latitude 51.9119 North, depth = 26.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak12846697. Event ids that are associated: ak12846697. The temblor was detected at 19:30:26 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 06:30:26 / February 17, 2016 @ 6:30 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 111 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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